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California Family Law & Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Linda C. Garrett.

https://www.californiafamilylawanddivorce.com/
Rank this Week: 1007

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as DUI Defense, Judicial Misconduct, Police Misconduct, Search & Seizure, and Probation cases. By Mary Frances Prevost.

http://www.californiacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1123

Patricia Van Haren, Attorney At…

Patricia Van Haren, Attorney At Law

Addresses many questions and issues that people may encounter while going through their family law case.

http://pcvlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 24

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?
    No one likes spending their weekends filled with AYSO [All Your Saturdays Occupied – as I used to call it when my kids were young], dance classes, birthday parties, and running around like a chauffer, but for most of us, this is how we…
  • Feb 24

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?
    No one likes spending their weekends filled with AYSO [All Your Saturdays Occupied – as I used to call it when my kids were young], dance classes, birthday parties, and running around like a chauffer, but for most of us, this is how we…
  • Oct 17

    What Makes a Parent? More on Paternity and Parental Right

    What Makes a Parent? More on Paternity and Parental Right
    Once upon a time life was simple, people got married, had children and raised the children together until the kids went away to school.  Now the average American family looks much different. There are families which have one parent (either a…
Rank this Week: 584

California Consumer Protection Law…

California Consumer Protection Law Blog

Covers California consumer protection issues, including debt collection and repossession. By the Law Offices of Brandon A. Block.

http://www.bblocklaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    California’s New Fair Debt Buying Practices Act

    California’s New Fair Debt Buying Practices Act
    California’s Fair Debt Buying Practices Act is now effective, as of January 1, 2014. It applies to any consumer debt sold or resold on or after January 1, 2014. The Fair Debt Buying Practices Act restricts the written statements debt…
  • Feb 1

    California State Senate Passes Fair Debt Buyer Practices Act

    California State Senate Passes Fair Debt Buyer Practices Act
    The California State Senate has passed the Fair Debt Buyers Practices Act, which will require purchasers of consumer debt (“debt buyers”) to provide documentary evidence to consumers in order to ensure that their collection efforts are…
  • Nov 11

    Denial of The Right to Reinstate

    Denial of The Right to Reinstate
    An earlier post details the two rights a California consumer generally has to get his or her car back following repossession or voluntary surrender of a car. To recap, the first right is to “reinstate” the car loan by paying all amounts…
Rank this Week: 519

California Employment Attorney…

California Employment Attorney Blog

Covers California labor law, employment policies and procedures, and workplace torts. By Michelman & Robinson, LLP.

http://www.californiaemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace: California Senate Bill 648

    E-Cigarettes in the Workplace: California Senate Bill 648
    Photo Credit: The Columbus Dispatch Twenty four states, including California, have smoking bans in the workplace.  California has had the ban since 1995, with smoking laws applying to workplaces with more than five employees. …
  • Oct 29

    California Supreme Course Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearing

    California Supreme Course Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearing
    In Sonic–Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno, issued on October 17, 2013, (“Sonic II”) the California Supreme Court held that employers can require employees to arbitrate wage claims.  Previously, California employers could not…
  • Sep 18

    Covered California: A New Health Insurance Exchange

    Covered California: A New Health Insurance Exchange
    Covered California, the new marketplace health insurance exchange for California created as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), goes into effect January 2014. By October 1, 2013, all California employers with $500,000 or more in annual…
Rank this Week: 776

Declarations and Exclusions

Declarations and Exclusions

News and comment on California insurance law, the politics of insurance, and other risky business. By George Wallace.

http://www.declarationsandexclusions.com/
  • Nov 3

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 <br>"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 &lt;br&gt;"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"
    ~~~ Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, * * * Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may...
  • Apr 2

    Blawg Review #315

    Blawg Review #315
    Welcome to Blawg Review #315, the initial Monday edition of the resurgent Blawg Review, the weekly blog carnival for everyone interested in the law.  Launched originally in April 2005, and overseen by the still-anonymous Editor, Blawg…
  • Mar 15

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence
    You will recall, perhaps, that I am a defendant in The Litigation Commonly Known as Rakofsky v. Internet. I have not posted updates on the case since last October, principally because the case was subject to a stay order. With the stay in…
Rank this Week: 1106

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 820

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Covers how to hire and work with a lawyer. By Gideon Grunfeld.

http://lawyeronaleash.com/loal-blog/
  • Jul 21

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?
    When lawyers charge by the hour, it is natural to question how much of their time is wasted because they aren’t proficient at using software such as Word and Excel. D. Casey Flaherty, who works as a lawyer in the Law Department of Kia…
  • Jul 7

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive
    The American Bar Association Journal on July 1 published an article entitled, “50 simple ways you can market your practice.” It is directed to lawyers and contains such gems as: 17.) People sometimes need to be convinced that…
  • Jun 24

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation
    “I don’t know what this lawsuit will cost because there are so many factors involved, and I don’t control many of them.” Can’t tell you how many times I have heard experienced litigators voice this sentiment when…
Rank this Week: 961

Mesriani Law Group's Blog

Mesriani Law Group's Blog

Covers personal injury, employment law, social security, and corporate / business law litigation.

http://blog.mesrianilaw.com/
  • Feb 11

    Applebee’s Employee Fired over Online Photo of Diner’s Note Complaining about Automated Tip

    Applebee’s Employee Fired over Online Photo of Diner’s Note Complaining about Automated Tip
    As previously reported, an Applebee’s employee was surprised upon seeing a note written in receipt that was left by the diner at the said restaurant. Apparently, as part of the restaurant’s policy, a tip has to be added…
  • Feb 7

    Lady Gaga Faces Wage and Hour Claims Lawsuit Filed by Former Personal Assistant

    Lady Gaga Faces Wage and Hour Claims Lawsuit Filed by Former Personal Assistant
    The American singer-song writer Lady Gaga is now being sued by her personal assistant named Jennifer O’Neill for failing to pay her overtime work and for forcing her to sleep with her. Nevertheless, O’Neill confirmed that no …
  • Feb 4

    Apple Finds Numbers of Labor Law Violation from Supplier

    Apple Finds Numbers of Labor Law Violation from Supplier
    After reviewing its Supplier Responsibility Progress Report for 2013, tech-giant Apple Inc. found several labor law violations committed by many of its suppliers in China. The said report highlighted its findings from the previous year among…
Rank this Week: 664

California Injury Lawyer Blog

California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury news involving truck, ATV and highway accidents. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.california-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume
    SEATTLE - The Seattle Times and CNN reported more than 1,300 Halloween pirate costumes manufactured in China were recently seized because high lead levels were detected in the buttons. The costumes, which were headed for a Seattle-area…
  • Sep 20

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe
    Skechers claims Shape-ups curved sole will get you in shape without ever having to step foot in a gym. But several independent studies have found no evidence to substantiate Skecher's claims. What cannot be disputed, however, is that the…
  • Sep 6

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair
    On September 6, 2012 Consumer Reports issued a safety alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair because an unharnessed child could slide down to the floor or slip out of the side of the chair, posing a serious fall-related injury risk. An…
Rank this Week: 559

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI accidents, injury and wrongful death liability issues. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.californiaduiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash
    ALAMEDA COUNTY - A 67-year-old Hayward man tragically died Saturday night after he was struck by an allegedly speeding motorcyclist, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The collision occurred at Jackson Street at Silva Avenue around 8:54…
  • Oct 9

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152
    MERCED COUNTY - Two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 152, the Los Banos Enterprise reported. The accident was reported at 1:07 p.m. on October 9, 2012, on eastbound Highway 152, west of Highway 33.…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - A 23-year-old Napa woman was tragically killed Friday night in a collision on Highway 4 in Concord, the Napa Valley Register reported. According to the news report, the victim, Maria Anaya-Garcia was a passenger in a…
Rank this Week: 611

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 608

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Orange County crimes and criminal defense. By Lieber Williams & Labin.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI
    By Becky Kate - Legal Brand Marketing Now that the summer months are fast approaching, it is common for the Orange County police to up the ante of nabbing drunk drivers. Be prepared to see more checkpoints and roving patrols around Orange…
  • Dec 31

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve
    Many people do not realize that DUI cases resulting from law enforcement contact at a DUI checkpoint are some of the most beatable. The reason for this is that there are very strict rules about how a DUI checkpoint must be conducted. These…
  • Oct 22

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving
    The "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving" campaign by the Ad Council has been around for a while now. I watched another attorney do a DUI trial in approximately 2006, and after the jury convicted her client, one of the jurors cited that ad…
Rank this Week: 1060

Nation of Immigrants

Nation of Immigrants

Covers immigration news, laws and policies. By Carl Shusterman.

http://shusterman.typepad.com/nation-of-immigrants/
  • Feb 23

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut
    The word “astronaut” is derived from the Greek word meaning “space sailor” and refers specifically to members of the United States’ space program, NASA. “Space sailors” in other parts of the world have different names, such as…
  • Feb 22

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion
    After 9 months of labor, our new website was born on February 17th. I hope that you will agree that after 16 years of being a content-rich, but a rather ugly-looking site, the new site is considerably better looking. I also hope that the site…
  • Feb 14

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Rank this Week: 974

Liberty Law Blog

Liberty Law Blog

Covers estate planning, estate taxes, probate and trusts.

http://www.libertylawapc.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1028

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in California

    Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in California
    According to a recent news article from the Los Angeles Times, an employee who was fired from a prominent aerospace company filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming that his employer wrongfully terminated him.  Unfortunately for…
  • Jun 21

    Harassment in The Workplace and Termination

    Harassment in The Workplace and Termination
    According to a recent news report from the Los Angeles Times, 20 employees were terminated as part of the harassment investigation involving a ride sharing company.  The company has been facing a lot of bad press lately.  The chief…
  • Jun 18

    Wrongful Termination of Employment in Los Angele

    Wrongful Termination of Employment in Los Angele
    California is considered an at-will employment state. This means that, for the most part, an employer can fire an employee for any reason at any time without regard to the employee’s past or present conduct.  This means that an…
Rank this Week: 2845

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 2658

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Jun 24

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”
    Unlike many other claims that can only be brought against employers or individual employees, California anti-retaliation laws extend much further. In many cases, a retaliation case can be made in many cases against “any person”.…
  • Jun 4

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer

    How To Present Your Wrongful Termination Case To A Lawyer
    Here are my top three tips on presenting your potential employment case or wrongful termination case to a lawyer: I. Be able to explain the basics of your case in just a few sentences to capture a lawyers attention right away. For instance…
  • May 14

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave Or Medical Leave?
    “Can I be fired while on disability leave?” – this is one of the most common questions that I hear from employees, who have suffered an injury and have to be off work due to that injury or some other illness. The answer to…
Rank this Week: 4343

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 2064

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jun 23

    Los Angeles City begins “Ban The Box” enforcement July 1, 2017

    Los Angeles City begins “Ban The Box” enforcement July 1, 2017
    Los Angeles City begins enforcement on July 1, 2017 of its Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance that prohibits employers from seeking criminal background information prior to offering a job to applicants.  The ordinance was…
  • Jun 16

    Five California employment law bills to watch in 2017

    Five California employment law bills to watch in 2017
    Mid-way through 2017 and the California legislature is busy and, as expected, there are a number of employment law bills making their way through the legislature.  This Friday’s Five reviews five bills that could have a major…
  • Jun 9

    Five reasons employers should consider voluntarily making voluntary premium payments to employees for missed break

    Five reasons employers should consider voluntarily making voluntary premium payments to employees for missed break
    California Labor Code section 226.7 provides that employees are entitled to receive premium wages in the form of one additional hour of pay at the employee’s regular rate of pay for a missed meal or rest break. An employee who works…
Rank this Week: 4607

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    A good week for second chance

    A good week for second chance
    This week, the United States Supreme Court issued decisions in not one, but two (!!) immigration cases for the immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP to chat about. Earlier this year, I wrote about the Maslenjak case.  During oral…
  • Jun 16

    What do we say to the four horsemen of deportation? Not today

    What do we say to the four horsemen of deportation? Not today
    This week, the Trump Administration summed up its policy on undocumented immigrants inside the United States as follows:  “We are coming after you!”  The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have a…
  • May 26

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening
    Not too long ago, the immigration attorneys at Fong & Aquino opined that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be seeking to arrest more people due to immigration violations. Folks, this is no longer a remote possibility.  It is…
Rank this Week: 4094

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2257

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Jun 23

    Over 30 Trademark Applications Have Been Filed for Trump "Covfefe" Typo

    Over 30 Trademark Applications Have Been Filed for Trump "Covfefe" Typo
    IPNews® - After a President Trump ill-fated Tweet, the word “Covfefe” has gone viral. In recent weeks there have been over 30 trademark applications filed for “Covfefe” with the United States Patent and Trademark…
  • Jun 16

    TiVo Wins a Preliminary Patent Ruling in the ITC Against Comcast

    TiVo Wins a Preliminary Patent Ruling in the ITC Against Comcast
    IPNews® - TiVo has won a preliminary patent ruling in the International Trade Commission against cable giant Comcast. The decision may put pressure on Comcast to arrive at settlement with TiVo in a separate federal lawsuit.…
  • Jun 8

    Ivanka Trump's Company Has Filed 14 Additional Trademark Applications in China

    Ivanka Trump's Company Has Filed 14 Additional Trademark Applications in China
    IPNews® - The Trump companies are at it again filing trademark applications in China.   Ivanka Trump’s latest applications raise further ethical concerns about the Trump family’s ability to govern while holding…
Rank this Week: 3811

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    $10.7M Los Angeles Traumatic Brain Injury Jury Verdict

    $10.7M Los Angeles Traumatic Brain Injury Jury Verdict
    People who are injured in accidents and who are already are injured may be able to recover damages for the aggravation of their preexisting conditions or injuries. In M.C. v. Victor Matthews, Los Angeles Superior Court case number BC557692,…
  • May 18

    California Care Facility Liable for Sex Among Special Needs Children

    California Care Facility Liable for Sex Among Special Needs Children
    In California, residential care facilities owe a duty of care to their residents. In some cases, that duty extends to when the residents are off of the facility’s campus, depending on the circumstances. In Doe v. FamiliesFirst Inc.,…
  • May 18

    California Care Facility Liable for Sex Among Special Needs Children

    California Care Facility Liable for Sex Among Special Needs Children
    In California, residential care facilities owe a duty of care to their residents. In some cases, that duty extends to when the residents are off of the facility’s campus, depending on the circumstances. In Doe v. FamiliesFirst Inc.,…
Rank this Week: 2850

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2058

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    What are the Similarities and Differences between LLC and Corporate Formalities?

    What are the Similarities and Differences between LLC and Corporate Formalities?
    Many considerations go into deciding which legal entity to choose when starting a business. In some cases, as the business grows, it may even want to convert into a different entity type. For example, if it began as an LLC and the owner now…
  • Jun 16

    Minimum Wage Increase Across the State

    Minimum Wage Increase Across the State
    If your business employs at least one person, you should always be aware of the ever-changing wage and hour laws in California and your particular city. In addition, if your company has locations and employees in multiple states or cities,…
  • Jun 9

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?

    What is Member-managed vs. Manager-managed?
    When forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC), one must choose who will be responsible for managing the operations of the company. LLCs are managed by either its members or by a manager(s) and are, therefore, either member-managed or…
Rank this Week: 3243

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
Rank this Week: 2050

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    How to Determine Residency for California State Income Tax Purpose

    How to Determine Residency for California State Income Tax Purpose
    The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) can come after snowbirds and other people who spend time in California, but maintain a tax residence in other states. For California income tax purposes, nonresidents are only taxed on income earned…
  • Jun 22

    Will the IRS Ever Return Seized Property?

    Will the IRS Ever Return Seized Property?
    The IRS is generally required to send you a notice before levying or seizing your property. You may be able to prevent a levy by timely requesting a Collection Due Process (CDP) hearing, and negotiating a payment plan or otherwise contesting…
  • Jun 21

    The Requirements for Equitable Relief as an Innocent Spouse

    The Requirements for Equitable Relief as an Innocent Spouse
    Equitable relief is one of three forms of innocent spouse relief available to married, or formerly married, taxpayers. Taxpayers who filed joint returns are generally jointly and severally liable for the full amount of any tax due, but…
Rank this Week: 1492

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case
    One of the key parts of liability testimony in a car accident case is the chronology of the accident: the parties’ conduct before the impact, the impact, and conditions after impact. The parties are most likely to dispute the first…
  • Jun 19

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System
    Missed deadlines caused by failure to properly calendar matters are the most significant cause of malpractice claims against attorneys. Without a good docket control system, even the most knowledgeable practitioner may miss a deadline or not…
Rank this Week: 2798

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case
    One of the key parts of liability testimony in a car accident case is the chronology of the accident: the parties’ conduct before the impact, the impact, and conditions after impact. The parties are most likely to dispute the first…
  • Jun 19

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System
    Missed deadlines caused by failure to properly calendar matters are the most significant cause of malpractice claims against attorneys. Without a good docket control system, even the most knowledgeable practitioner may miss a deadline or not…
Rank this Week: 3108

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Healthcare Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers health care law and qui tam. By The Brod Law Firm.

https://www.healthcare-fraud-lawyer.com/
  • Jun 23

    Court Finds Attorney May Not Receive Attorney’s Fees in His Own Qui Tam Case

    Court Finds Attorney May Not Receive Attorney’s Fees in His Own Qui Tam Case
    To encourage private citizens to come forward regarding fraud against the government, qui tam cases entitle the citizen, also called the relator, to a portion of any settlement or jury award that arises from his or her evidence and…
  • Jun 16

    Answers to Your Qui Tam Question

    Answers to Your Qui Tam Question
    Qui tam suits often make the news, though you may not be sure of what they are and why they matter. Qui tam suits have to do with fraud against the federal or a state government. In recent years, the U.S. and individual states have made a…
  • Jun 9

    US Joins Qui Tam Suit Against LA

    US Joins Qui Tam Suit Against LA
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on June 7 that the U.S. is intervening in a qui tam suit against Los Angeles and CRA/LA, formerly known as the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, regarding allegations that the…
Rank this Week: 1630

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

http://www.bankruptcymastery.com
  • Jun 23

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit

    Unfair Loan Modification Practices Rejected By 9th Circuit
      Promising a loan modification and failing to deliver, after pocketing trial mod payments, isn’t fair, said the 9th Circuit in Oskoui. And if it isn’t fair, it can be actionable under California’s Unfair Competition…
  • Jun 8

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep

    Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep
    Trouble shared is trouble halved. Brainy Quotes attributes that bit of wisdom to writer Dorothy Sayers.  (Also to Lee Iacocca; take your pick). One of the things that keeps me troubled at night is the preclusive effect of a filed…
  • May 31

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House

    Bankruptcy as Means to Keep the House
    Homeowners  resort to finally seeing a bankruptcy lawyer as the road to keeping a house that’s in foreclosure. They are often not sure just how bankruptcy will accomplish this, but they are resolute that keeping the house is…
Rank this Week: 4705

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/23/17

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/23/17
    Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: Senate Republicans finally made public their health care bill repealing the Affordable Care Act and calling for…
  • Jun 21

    Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector: Oversight, Federal Law Perspective

    Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector: Oversight, Federal Law Perspective
    Earlier today, I had the honor of testifying at the first hearing of the Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector. Here is my draft written testimony (some of which I omitted from my verbal testimony in the interest of time): Good…
  • Jun 17

    California Assembly Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector

    California Assembly Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector
    I have the honor and pleasure of speaking at the first hearing of the Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector on Wednesday, June 21, in the State Capitol. The hearing will provide for the Committee members and attendees an overview of…
Rank this Week: 1478

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jun 23

    Everything You Need to Know About CA Juvenile Probation

    Everything You Need to Know About CA Juvenile Probation
    Juvenile probation is a court order given to about half of all offenders who enter the juvenile court system. Probation is an alternative to jail that comes with certain rules and restrictions the offender must follow. Probation is beneficial…
  • Jun 16

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA
    Having a child arrested and accused of a crime is terrifying for all parties involved- and the situation comes with many questions. How does the juvenile system work and how different is it from adult courts? Will my child have a record? What…
  • May 29

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California
    The juvenile court system is not simply a smaller version of the adult system. It is completely different, with entirely separate goals for sentencing. Unlike the adult system, which serves to promote public safety and punish the individual…
Rank this Week: 2336

Titles and Deeds

Titles and Deeds

Covers real estate and property law. By Jarod Bona of Bona Law PC.

https://www.titlesanddeeds.com/
  • Jun 22

    The Golden Rule of Real Estate Investing: Land and 1031 Exchange

    The Golden Rule of Real Estate Investing: Land and 1031 Exchange
    Author: Matthew Riley  How do you characterize vacant and unproductive land that is not used for personal enjoyment nor in furtherance of any trade or business purpose? As we described in a prior article, for property to qualify for a…
  • Jun 19

    Securities Laws and Regulations Affecting California Real Estate Syndicate

    Securities Laws and Regulations Affecting California Real Estate Syndicate
    Author: Staff California real estate investors have many options when deciding where to put their money. This includes a real estate syndicate, in which investors contribute money to a real estate project under the management of a…
  • Jun 5

    When Is an Interest in a California Real Estate Syndicate a “Security” Under State and Federal Laws?

    When Is an Interest in a California Real Estate Syndicate a “Security” Under State and Federal Laws?
    Author: Staff Real estate syndicates in California offer investors a way to invest in real estate projects under the management of a syndicator, also known as a sponsor. The syndicate itself may use one of several different business forms…
Rank this Week: 1301

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against Space X Rejected By Jury

    Whistleblower Retaliation Claim Against Space X Rejected By Jury
    A “whistleblower” is an employee who complains of something illegal or unethical internally, to the press or to a government agency and because of that suffers as a result. A lawsuit filed by such an employee, especially when it…
  • Jun 12

    Patenting Something Doesn’t Mean Controlling It After It’s Sold Says Supreme Court

    Patenting Something Doesn’t Mean Controlling It After It’s Sold Says Supreme Court
    If you patent your product can you limit what your customer can do with it? Not so much says the U.S. Supreme Court in a decision released late last month. It involved a dispute over printer ink cartridges but this could be applied to any…
  • Jun 8

    State’s Private Attorneys General Act May Be Used to Challenge Nondisclosure Agreement

    State’s Private Attorneys General Act May Be Used to Challenge Nondisclosure Agreement
    Though there’s only one Attorney General for the State of California under certain circumstances a state law allows a party to step into the Attorney General’s shoes and file a lawsuit. Current and former Google employees have…
Rank this Week: 2659

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Jun 22

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Delist Yellowstone Grizzly Bear

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Delist Yellowstone Grizzly Bear
    On June 22, 2017, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will delist the Yellowstone population of the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis).  According to the Service, the…
  • Jun 15

    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Five Proposed Rule

    U.S. Fish &amp; Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period for Five Proposed Rule
    Earlier this week, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) issued a notice in the Federal Register that it was reopening the comment period on five proposed rules for four plant species.  Specifically, the proposed…
  • Jun 8

    Secretary Zinke Orders Review of Sage-grouse Management Plan

    Secretary Zinke Orders Review of Sage-grouse Management Plan
    On June 8th, 2017, Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3353, entitled “Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation and Cooperation with Western States.”  This Order initiates the assessment of both…
Rank this Week: 5097

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Jun 22

    Differences Between Murder and Manslaughter in California

    Differences Between Murder and Manslaughter in California
    To the family of a person killed by another, there is little difference between the terms murder and manslaughter—either way, a loved one is dead. For the person facing charges of killing another human being, the difference between the…
  • May 26

    What is Clemency?

    What is Clemency?
    Clemency is a type of forgiveness for a crime, granted either by the governor of a state for a state crime, or the President of the United States for a federal crime. There are different types of clemency: Pardon, Reprieve, and Commutation of…
  • May 13

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele
    Public Urination Laws Primarily Affect the Homeless or the Inebriated Public urination generally prohibits urination on any street, public facility, sidewalk, beach public building, alley, park or plaza. Urination on private property is also…
Rank this Week: 2119

Wade Law Offices Blog

Wade Law Offices Blog

Coves estate planning.

http://wadelawcorp.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    The Basics of Estate Planning

    The Basics of Estate Planning
    Estate planning can be complex, but a well-informed and detailed plan can eliminate hassles for your family if you die or become incapacitated. Before you can develop a plan for your estate, however, you should learn some of the basics of of…
  • May 24

    Partnership Basic

    Partnership Basic
    A partnership is typically an association of two or more people that operate as the co-owners of a business that has not been registered as an LLC (limited liability company) or a corporation. Depending up on its structural framework and…
  • May 22

    Advantages of a Living Trust

    Advantages of a Living Trust
    A living trust is typically created by an individual to ensure easy transfer of their assets (upon their death) to their beneficiaries without them having to go through the process of probate. Within this agreement, the legal possession of…
Rank this Week: 2136

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jun 22

    Uber’s CEO is Forced Out

    Uber’s CEO is Forced Out
    Have you ever felt powerless in your job?  Felt that there was no way you could have impact on the corporate environment? Well, recent events have shown how the catalyst theory is alive and well in corporate America. Take Uber for…
  • Jun 14

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber

    Report Mandates a Kinder, Gentler, and More Inclusive Uber
    It took three months, but the long-awaited report about Uber’s culture from former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm was published this week. You can read the 13-page report with its 47 recommendations here. …
  • Jun 9

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll

    Harassment Fallout Continues at Uber as Executive Heads Roll
    After a flurry of activity in February, the news has been relatively quiet at Uber until this week.  We knew that reports of harassment by lady engineers triggered a massive investigation, and at the time, news reports indicated a formal…
Rank this Week: 1807

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, employee privacy, and employment arbitration cases. By Siegel, LeWitter & Malkani.

http://www.bayareaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3199

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 2056

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

California Elder Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, prescription medication misuse and bedsores. By Walton Law, A.P.C.

http://www.californiaelderabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Loved One with Dementia: Does their Facility Offer the Correct Services they need?

    Loved One with Dementia: Does their Facility Offer the Correct Services they need?
    In our last post, we suggested tips for confirming that a potential skilled nursing facility or residential nursing home has the appropriate staff to address the needs of elders with dementia. To recap, dementia is a syndrome in which there…
  • Jun 14

    What to Look for in a Facility for Your Loved One Suffering from Dementia

    What to Look for in a Facility for Your Loved One Suffering from Dementia
    According to the World Health Organization, dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people. Dementia, which is a syndrome in which there is a deterioration in memory, behavior and thinking, causes many who…
  • Jun 2

    Telemarketers Targeting Elder

    Telemarketers Targeting Elder
    Unfortunately, there are far too many opportunists in the world, and the one thing they all share in common is that they are looking for the simplest way to get what they want. As a result, many con-artists specifically target the elderly,…
Rank this Week: 3151

California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Is Assault a Felony or Misdemeanor in Ventura, CA?

    Is Assault a Felony or Misdemeanor in Ventura, CA?
    Assault is one of the most common crimes people get arrested for in Ventura. In fact, arrests for violent crimes like assault are on the rise in Ventura County. In an interview with the Ventura County Star last year, Ventura Police Chief Ken…
  • Jun 12

    The 5 Most Dangerous Roads in Southern California

    The 5 Most Dangerous Roads in Southern California
    Stretching from Kern, San Bernardino, and San Luis Obispo Counties down to the southernmost tip of the state, Southern California features some of the Golden State’s most beautiful scenery and most desirable property, not to mention the…
  • Jun 8

    Are the Police Allowed to Confiscate a Phone in California?

    Are the Police Allowed to Confiscate a Phone in California?
    There are many scenarios in which your personal property could be seized or confiscated by law enforcement in California. For example, police confiscation could occur if an officer discovers your phone at the scene of a crime. Police seizure…
Rank this Week: 2177

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Jun 22

    Bakersfield Moves Forward with Horrific Centennial Corridor Project

    Bakersfield Moves Forward with Horrific Centennial Corridor Project
    The City of Bakersfield and Caltrans has continued down a failed 1950s path toward social, economic, and environmental ruin. The post Bakersfield Moves Forward with Horrific Centennial Corridor Project appeared first on GJEL Attorneys.
  • Jun 19

    Introducing the Hack Your Auto Insurance serie

    Introducing the Hack Your Auto Insurance serie
    The attorneys at Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis, Larsen & Lucey know what it’s like to go up against insurance companies and help accident victims and their families collect on the auto insurance claims to which they are entitled. It takes…
  • Jun 12

    Texting and Driving in California

    Texting and Driving in California
    It seems hardly a day goes by without hearing something in the news about an accident caused by texting and driving, in California and throughout the US. The post Texting and Driving in California appeared first on GJEL Attorneys.
Rank this Week: 3368